Baked chicken thighs with guacamole and roasted cabbage

Baked chicken thighs with guacamole and roasted cabbage

Midweek dinner, coming right up! Easy, low carb, and filling, these chicken thighs are baked to perfection in the oven. Serve them with roasted cabbage and a flavorful guacamole for a well-rounded, satisfying meal.

Baked chicken thighs with guacamole and roasted cabbage

Midweek dinner, coming right up! Easy, low carb, and filling, these chicken thighs are baked to perfection in the oven. Serve them with roasted cabbage and a flavorful guacamole for a well-rounded, satisfying meal.
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2 servingservings

Ingredients

Baked chicken thighs
  • 1¼ lbs 550 g chicken thighs (bone-in with skin)
  • ½ tbsp ½ tbsp olive oil
  • ½ tbsp ½ tbsp taco seasoning or jerk seasoning
  • salt and ground black pepper
Roasted cabbage
  • 1 lb 450 g green cabbage
  • ½ tbsp ½ tbsp olive oil
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
Guacamole
  • 1 (7 oz.) 1 (200 g) ripe avocadoripe avocados
  • ½ (2 oz.) ½ (55 g) tomato, dicedtomatoes, diced
  • ½ ½ lime, the juicelimes, the juice
  • 2 tbsp 2 tbsp fresh cilantro
  • 1 1 garlic clove, mincedgarlic cloves, minced
  • salt and pepper, to taste
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Instructions

Instructions are for 2 servings. Please modify as needed.

    Baked chicken thighs

  1. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  2. In a small bowl, mix the melted butter or oil with your seasonings of choice. Brush it all over the chicken legs and place them skin-side up on a baking tray or in a baking dish.
  3. Bake the chicken thighs for 30 minutes or until the skin is crispy and the meat is no longer pink inside (the internal temperature should read at least 165°F (73°C)).
  4. Roasted cabbage

  5. Preheat the oven to 400°F (200°C).
  6. Split the green cabbage into wedges and remove the thick stem in the middle. Cut slices — less than 1-inch (2.5 cm) wide — and place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper, or in a large baking dish.
  7. Season with salt and pepper and drizzle with olive oil.
  8. Bake for 20 minutes or until the cabbage is roasted.
  9. Guacamole

  10. Peel the avocado and mash it with a fork.
  11. Add the tomato, lime juice, cilantro, and garlic.
  12. Season with salt and pepper and mix until well combined.
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